Kirby Star Allies is cute, comfortable to play, and easy to get someone else involved in, but it’s also totally forgettable. I thought perhaps it was just that I hadn’t played as Kirby for years (Smash Bros. notwithstanding) or maybe it was better suited to […]

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I’m not exaggerating when I say there’s nothing I didn’t enjoy about Dragon Quest: Builders. It’s bright, colourful, heartfelt yet dark, intuitive, lots of fun, and it made me want to beat the crap out of the bad guy. My own bias for a series […]

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While there’s plenty to enjoy in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, I still can’t help but feel frustrated at having some things handed to me, as was the case in the original Sun and Moon. Another glaring sad point for me is something I’ve […]

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I wanted to have an in-depth first look at The Pillars of the Earth, mostly because it triggered something in my dusty memory banks. It wasn’t until the brief description mentioned it is based on the novel of the same name that it finally hit […]

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My personal love for Microsoft is so great that the sophisticated, futuristic intro to their E3 presentation was enough to give me lower back tingles. Granted most of Project Scorpio’s information had been revealed well before the presentation itself, but there was still something impressive […]

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Upon finishing the game, I was more relieved than anything. I love a good story and can overlook almost any flaw if the narrative payoff is there, but I don’t feel that’s what I experienced with Dreamfall Chapters. It was long, though. The longest episodic […]

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild feels very much alive, and brings what has classically been a very linear, restrictive adventure series into the open-world genre in a fantastic way. It stays true to many of the series’ tropes, borrowing heavily from established […]

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I knew I wanted a Nintendo Switch before attending the hands-on premiere in Melbourne last week, but now having had a closer look, and playing with everything available, I’m marking the days off on my calendar until I can get my own. For months there […]

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The bottom line of I am Setsuna is that grasping what they were aiming for comes naturally through the momentum of the game, but somehow it still feels as if it’s missing something. It’s beautiful, it manages to cut back on some of the long-windedness […]

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While the underlying and growing concern of the goblins led by Manny is still present, this is a story about love, and not missing arm day. As with the previous chapters, there are intense moments and endless great writing, outcomes and interactions, but it also […]

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